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Ever want to do hard work that will make a REAL difference in the world? Do you want to solve some of the most difficult problems with a team of exceptional players at a company that does not believe in impossible?

About The Company

Powin Energy is a leading producer of utility scale modular battery energy storage system (complete with a patented, advanced, cloud-based monitoring/control system). That means we build power plants out of batteries that put coal and gas generators out of business and enable sustainable viability for renewable energy sources like solar and wind.

Powin is, and will continue to be, one of a handful of companies that will provide the equipment necessary to make this happen. Powin has distinct competitive advantages: cost-effectiveness; reliability; scalability; deploy-ability; and operational sophistication. Every day we work to ensure that we maintain these competitive advantages and our position as a global leader in providing turnkey, battery energy storage solutions for utility-scale, commercial and industrial, and microgrid applications.


As a key contributor to the fulfillment of Utility scale Battery Energy Storage projects, the Commissioning Engineer role plays a critically important part in bringing the project from construction phase through commissioning and performance validation with hand of completed project to service operations. This role will partner for the matrix team of commissioning engineers, field service technicians, support engineering and data analytics to the successful fulfillment of contract deliverables for the BESS projects.

Job Duties:

  • Set up system operation environment, configure EMS/HMI and enclosure related equipment, network devices
  • Provide resolution to field issues; keep track of field issues and work closely with engineering and QC team to provide on-site feedback in a timely manner
  • Provide technical support to field team and ASPs
  • Perform BESS system commissioning; examine/inspect conditions, identify issues and errors, and run contractual capacity test, performance test and operational test.
  • Work with PCS, Meter other 3rd party equipment providers on equipment commissioning.
  • Prepare the commissioning reports and test reports
  • Work with system operation team inside division to fix protentional issues
  • Provide field feedback to software team and work with them to reproduce issues to improve system performance and stability
  • Drive the projects from commission to COD, assist with managing schedules, including preparation of detailed commissioning schedules, and ensuring all activities take place on or ahead of scheduled milestone date
  • Attend and actively participate in project meetings, including contractor and subcontractor meetings


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ or real-world experience in commissioning of utility scale energy infrastructure.
  • 5+ years’ experience in related field, such as utility construction, commissioning, performance testing, and troubleshooting
  • Proven excellence in leading matrix teams for successful delivery of complex projects related to energy infrastructure or related field
  • Service experience desirable, (turnarounds, recommissioning, performance testing, troubleshooting, startup, and shutdowns) in time compressed environments
  • Decision making ability and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and computer skills
  • Remote unless living in greater Portland, OR

Be a part of the future by making a difference with Powin!